Welcome to our Penny Black Saturday Challenge Blog for all lovers of Penny Black stamps....we are based in the UK but welcome entries worldwide...we post a new challenge on the first Saturday of each month and all we ask is that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT STAMP, DIE OR STICKEROO as the main focus of your creation and that you please link back to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge. To join in the fun please leave your name and a direct link to your entry with Inlinkz...so we can come visit you.

Saturday 2 August 2008

Challenge 8 - No Pink

Thanks to everyone who joined in with last week's challenge, the cards were all fabulous and we all really enjoyed visiting your blogs and seeing your wonderful and inspiring creations.

Don't forget to check back later to see who has won the gorgeous stickers.

Now to this weeks challenge

Challenge 8 - No Pink !!

Your cards can feature any colour, but NO PINK !!

as always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc.. as long as it features
at least on penny black image.

This week we have a fabulous download to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by our sponsor :-

If you haven't visited Tinker & Co before you must check them out, you wont be disappointed. They have a fantastic range of downloads and craft supplies that are gorgeous and the great news is they also have angel policy so you can use their products to make finished items to sell.

We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations.

To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.
Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.

Here's some inspiration from our Design Team, don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.








Cards sent by email
Helen B

Karen P


Tirpuunen said...

Beutiful, beautiful DT-cards!!!

Here is my card.

Tessi`s Kramecke said...

Hier ist mein Beitrag dazu


Danke für`s schauen.


Jozza said...

Gorgeous DT cards!

Here is my card

Louise F NZ said...

Ohhh tough challenge this week ladies....
heres mine

Wendy Swenne said...

Great Challenge.

Here is my card




Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

great DT samples

Here’s mine.

Hugs Jane x

Chrissie said...

Great cards as always!
My card is here

Annie said...

I managed to do the challenge on the day it's posted! I've made a quick and easy Christmas card and avoided pink - you can see it here
annie x

Dawn said...

Hi there
Great DT cards again this week and lovely challenge.
HERE is my card


Gillian said...

Love the these as 'pink' is not me!

Here’s my card

Unknown said...

Fab cards from the DT again this week.
Here is my card for this week.

mueppi said...

Tolle DT-Karten!
Hier ist meine Karte

froebelsternchen said...

Wonderful Cards from the Design Team!!

my Card for this Challenge


Tracey said...

Great challenge & fab DT cards as usual :-)

My card is here


Katja said...

Beautiful card from DT. My card is on my blog, a brown card.

my card is here

Hugs, Katja

Charli said...

Great cards from the DT as usual!
Here is my card.

Diane.W. said...

I'm sulking,no pink?!!!! LOL!!!

Mine is on my blog,TFL :O)X


Elina said...

Looking at the cards made by DT I wasn't apparently the only one having christmas mood... Here is my card:


Unknown said...

Here is my card for this weeks challenge
Lovely cards from the design team (pale red for face) Tx

Lyn said...

Great theme and great cards from the DT, mine is on my blog


Lorraine said...

Stunning cards again this week Ladies. Great theme this one. My card can be found here


Allison said...

great DT examples my card isHERE


Jose said...

Great cards from the design team yet again.
My effort! is HERE

Michele said...

Love the DT cards
'Here's my not pink card'. Michele

Jenny said...

Tolle Karten wurden wieder gezeigt.Hier ist meine Karte:

Murielle said...

Thank you for the challenge fantastic!
Very splendid cards DT.
Here is my card.

craft mad Jenny said...

i'm feeling brown and bluey turquoise tonight !!!

Click here for mine.

Chris said...

Such beautiful DT cards as always. Here is my card:

Diamonds are forever.


Monika said...

Great cards DT Team!!!
My card is here.

Marcea said...

great cards as usual from the DT. Torture for me with no pink, lol
here is my card


6 wacky women said...

Great DT cards!!

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Debbie said...

Beautiful cards from the DT. You can see my non pink card here:



Anonymous said...

Here is my card


Andrea said...

wonderful work from the DT


Alison said...

Fantastic cards from the DT again this week. Here is my card

Unknown said...

Waddya mean NO PINK?? Anyhow I calmed down and managed to come up with something - although it was NOT easy! My card is here. LOL Lynn x

Anonymous said...

Wonderful cards
Here is my card

Anonymous said...

On the bottom of the page my card in a green/yellow and white version!

This blog is very very nice!

Lesley said...

Here is my card with No Pink on! Thanks for the challenge xx

LISA said...

Great work DT xx


Tina said...

OK! No Pink.

Here is my card



Unknown said...

hallo girls... The cards from designteam all so beautiful.. very nice..

no Pink Card

Donna said...

Hi guys, here's my card which has been designed to meet two different challenges this week. Fantastic cards from the design team and everyone else :)

Carol said...

Hi Girls, Great cards from the DT and some fab entries so far!
I've done some stamping this week
is my card with No Pink. Combined it with Arty Girlz, hope that's o.k.

Carol x

Tarasdesigns said...

Oh very hard not to use pink!

here is my card

Yvonne said...

I never realised how difficult it would be to make something without pink - here is my card on my blog

Ria Zonnestraaltje said...

Ohhhhh Those DT cards are to gorgeous for words.
You can view my card at

hugs Ria

Pauline C said...

Whaddaya mean .. no pink?? OMG!! Great cards from the DT as ever ... my attempt (with a RED nosed Snowman!!) is here
Pauline x

Jen said...

I've just completed my card for the challenge and you will find it on my blog.
Jen x

NGCARDS said...

Here's my entry =)



Mephisto said...

Great IDea this Week.

Here is my Card.


Bev said...

No pink! Shock, horror lol!! Here's my card

Helen said...

Great challenge! It's amazing - pink seems to get everywhere! lol
I've emailed you my card.
Helen x

Brocéliane said...

great challenge :)
here my card
Have a good week :)

StampingDani said...

This is my first challenge and you ask me not to use pink! LOL

Anyway I tried: you can see my card here:


Donalda said...

You ladies have some gorgeous work here I am slowly getting some cute Penny Black stamps so I can do more challenges but have mine for this week and you can find it Here

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Just loved the DT cards. Another great challenge - here is my effort this week:-


Sandra said...

Hi,lovely DT cards this week,great challenge,enjoyed doing it.
Sandra x

Lorraine Robertson said...

Hi there, finally managed to get a chance to join in the challenge this week... thanks so much for all the inspiration from the DT...

Card is now on my blog.

Lorraine xxx

Victoria said...

Fabulous cards from all members of the design team again this week.

Here is my entry for this weeks competition.

Vicky x

Mandy said...

Beautiful Cards.

here is my card.

xx mandy

Emma said...

Great challenge and lovely cards by the DT again. This week i have gone for simple cards!! you can see the here: http://stamp-addict.blogspot.com/2008/08/penny-black-challenge-8-no-pink.html

Sally said...

Really hard challenge, but mine is here.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Cards.
Here is my card

Anonymous said...

Yay.. I've made it :)
Fab cards and great challenge!!

My card is Here

Marlene x

bitte71 said...

Wonderful cards!
Here´s my card:

Anonymous said...

I loved the challenge! And the DT cards too! You can find my card here: http://dragonfly.blogg.no/1217880009_no_pink.html#comment
Sorry for the bad picture.


Janine said...

Here is my card with no pink http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=1006824.


Brenda said...
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Brenda said...

Beautiful cards. Here is mine for this week.

Jill said...

gorgeous DT cars, I just love them all. Jill x
Here is my Entry.

Crafting Diva said...

Hi I have added my card design to my blog thanks

Wendy said...

Great DT cards Here's mine.

chloe said...

Great DT cards!

Here is my card...



Natalie said...

I have added my entry to my blog.

Natalie x

Unknown said...

mine's on my blog now :)

LOUISE said...

Gorgeous Cards DT! Here is mine.
Louise x

Arline said...

Gorgeous cards by the DT! This was an extremely hard challenge for me as I love my pink but here is my attempt! My Card

debby4000 said...

Brilliant challenge and Fab DT
Here's mine

Tip Top said...

Fab DT cards!

Here is mine: http://tiptoptoppers.blogspot.com/2008/08/penny-black-saturday-challenge-8-no.html

Cathy said...

Great DT cards and a fab theme.
Finally got round to mine! Mine is on my blog.
Cathy xx

Anonymous said...

Hi please find my first ever entry for your challenge 'no pink' I have posted the card on my blog.



nessy said...

fantastic DT cards!!
my card can be seen on my blog
thanks for looking
vanessa xx

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Hi Ladies,

A real challenge for this pink loving girl!

Here is my card: http://creatiefonline.blogspot.com/

Kind regards, Renata

MichelleO said...

Great challenge this week
Here is mine:
Stamps, Paper, Scissors and Donkey Smiles: Penny Black, Sarah Kay and GATO!

craftyb said...

Hi DT, your cards are all gorgeous, very inspirational! I finally got around to joining you in a challenge...here it is!! bx

Lia said...

Great work DT team.
It is the first time for me that I made a card voor de PennyBlackSaturday challenge, but I think it is great to do.
Here my entry:

The Crafty Den said...

Lovely samples as usual. Well dones girlies!! Please check out my blog to see my card. Lots of love, Denise x


Angella said...

Hi, lovely cards from the DT and nice callenge!
My card

SewSuzySew said...

Couldn't resist and just had to increase my Penny Black Collection. Only had two and they're both Brilliant Background Stamps!

Here's Mine!

lol Suze xxx

Sunny79 said...
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Sunny79 said...

Here is my workout.
Since pink is my favourite colour it was quite a challenge not to use it *gg*.
Here is my card:

Greetings from Germany by Marina.

Lavender stamper said...

Love the design team cards as always.
definitely no pink on mine, heres the link

Happy Crafting

Alie said...

I would like to join in the fun here. So here's my card

Christine (All She Crafts) said...

Fantastic DT cards! Thought I might just about scrape in with an old one here. Mojo is absent, so these are desperate times!!

Card is HERE

Anne said...

This is my card for the challenge #8! and my first challenge!


Can't wait to see the next challenge!

Annie said...

Fabulous cards on show yet again. LOve the theme of 'no pink'. Here is my 'blue xmas' card.
Ann xxx

Sally said...

Great DT cards, NO PINK?! It was tough lol.
Heres mine.
Sally. x

Heather Huggins said...

Another Great Challenge!! And awesome work DT. You can see my card HERE

Donna said...

oh wow i'm no. 100 lol, hope its lucky. Great DT Cards as usual. Here is my Card. Donna x

Anonymous said...

Hi everyone!
I had fun with this one.
Here is my card...

Tara said...

I've seen some wonderful cards made by the Design Team and also the fabulous entries so far! Mine is very last minute and can be seen on http://happilyevercrafting.blogspot.com/
Thanks xx

Minty Magic said...

Hope I am not too late. Here is mine. It is really hard to make a card with no pink in it.

Katie said...

Totally late for this challenge!! I liked the way this one turned out so I thought I'd post it anyway, better late than never!!!
It's here